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Old 03-13-2009, 07:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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just a short one:

what is system idle process, and what does it do to deserve such a big CPU slot in Task manager? When nothing else is running it could go up to 90% CPU use.
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The processor always needs something to do. When their is nothing.... it processes the system idle process.
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I was about to go on my 3rd sentence about this but then I decided to go the easy way out

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System IDLE Process.

MEans your system is IDLE and not in use.

It is good that the number and percentage is high. Means your CPU is not being heavily tasked.
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System IDLE Process.

MEans your system is IDLE and not in use.

It is good that the number and percentage is high. Means your CPU is not being heavily tasked.
Ahh, shame on me really

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I was about to go on my 3rd sentence about this but then I decided to go the easy way out

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Well I just learned something...
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Ahh, shame on me really

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Yes that has been asked several times before. Key word in there is Idle. Just thought i would emphasis it for more effect.
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